Coloring Contests in Dementialand (aka Simple Things in a Complicated Situation)

They are having a coloring contest, I am told. “They’ll sit there pretty much all afternoon,”┬áKathy says, as I watch her mother and her daughter sit in the dining room at the nursing home with a tub of crayons and a stack of coloring books. There is something about it that fascinates me. A grandmother […]